2 Pump Retained.


? to 1996? British Aluminum Works, KINLOCHLEVEN.
1996? to New Station, KINLOCHLEVEN.                                           Photo




1971                                                                Sub Officer R Robertson

1/1/1988 to 2003                                           Station Officer Kenny Montgomery.

2003 to October 2007                                   Station Officer Neil Montgomery

October 2007                                                 Watch Manager  ?

September 2018                                             Retained Firefighter? Kevin Sweeney who leads the unit (Duncan Macpherson, Inverness Councillor, Twitter)




  First Second
1990 C208AAS MST311R
1993 C208AAS AST982W
1998 P142FAS C208AAS
2001 S566LST P142FAS
2012 Sept S566LST S819PSR


MST311R Dodge K1113/CFE WrL
AST982W Dodge G1313/Fulton and Wylie WrL
C208AAS Dodge G13c/Fulton and Wylie WrL
P142FAS Volvo FL6-14/Emergency One WrL
S566LST Volvo FL6-14/Emergency One WrL
S819PSR Volvo FL6-14/Emergency One (ex Tayside) WrL




1941 to 1948 National Fire Service
1948 to 1975 Western Area Fire Brigade
1975 to 1983 Northern Fire Brigade
1983 to 2005 Highland and Islands Fire Brigade
2005 to 2013 Highlands and Islands Fire and Rescue Service



The Western Fire Area Administration Scheme Order, 1948

  Equipment Retained
  1 Light Trailer Pump 1 Leading Fireman
  1 Standard Towing Vehicle 5 Firemen


New Station completed November 1996, Official Opening ceremony January 1997.

To be reduced to 1 Pump Retained and a new Retained station to be built in the Ballachulish area.
(Fire Board minutes. 2001)

With the new brigade structure introduced in the summer of 2003 the 3 Divisions were re-organised into 2 Commands North and South, Kinlochleven was put into South Command. Call signs remained the same.

Kinlochleven had a call sign of A7 in The Highlands and Islands Fire and Rescue Service, this was changed to T20, the new National Call Sign, when the Control at Inverness closed on 6/12/2016 and moved to Dundee.


If you know of any mistakes in this or have any additional information please let me know.


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